1) Read this article about the Death of the English language.
Now keep this is mind. The Gutenberg press didn’t make the scene until the 15th century.
So the stories in the Bible relied on either hand copying aka scribing but prior to that were aural only. Even today lots of people get their biblical knowledge from pastors, the same pastors who have their own agendas just like old Saul of Tarsus aka St. Paul. I suspect the mutt had a stroke because he had a sudden ephiphany and wrote his misogynistic and homophobic screed.
It’s all bullshit.